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2018 Bicycle Friendly Universities Announcement

The League of American Bicyclist (LAB) has announced their new and renewing Bicycle Friendly Universities (BFU) for 2018. This year’s announcement brings the total of colleges and universities that have a bicycle friendly designation to 193 institutions nationwide. Read More...

Brighten Up Your Community

The end of Daylight Saving Time can do more than give you a case of the winter blues. When it gets dark earlier in the evening, commuters are at increased risk of getting in a crash, especially if they are not equipped with the proper gear to heighten visibility. A number of our 2018 Bicycle Friendly University (BFU) awardees, including Gold-level University of Kentucky and Harvard University are doing their part to promote safe riding in concurrence with the end of Daylight Saving Time. Read More...

Chicago Bicycle Ambassadors

The Chicago Bicycle Ambassadors just wrapped up another summer of educational outreach encouraging bicycling and making the streets and sidewalks safer for all users. We have been long time supporters of this program and this year donated a bunch of gear to the Ambassadors as they went to work at over 350 events this season. Read on for more details about their programs Read More...

5 Tips to Successfully Ride Your Bike to School

Going back to school can be a difficult transition for families and riding a bike to school can bring joy and ease to this transition. There are many benefits to biking to school including; encouraging independence, reducing stress and improved behavior to name a few. Read More...

Trips for Kids Sponsors Youth Jamboree at Sea Otter 2018

There was much to celebrate at the annual “celebration of cycling” in April (officially known as the Sea Otter Classic in Monterey, California). Having attended for the past nine years, Trips for Kids enjoyed its largest presence ever at the event and was overjoyed to have corporate partners like Planet Bike who helped make it a memorable for all Trips for Kids youth who attended. Read More...